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to our colleague from indiana. >> thank you ms. black. i come from a district that is a long history of manufacturing. i tell you i couldn't be more proud of the workers that we have in northeast indiana. i believe that manufacturing is what makes this country and has made this country to be the great country that we live in today. but, you know, in spite of the federal government's intrusion and the complicated tax code, manufacturing is still making a comeback under very difficult circumstances. in my district we build rvs, medical devices. we build trucks, steel, boats. we manufacture a lot of things in northeast indiana. what i hear from manufacturers back home is instead of worrying about what the rest of the world is doing we should be worrying about what we are doing here. we need an energy policy. we need to reform our tax code, simplify our tax code. those things right there would make a huge, huge difference in helping our manufacturers be successful and more productive right here at home rather than trying to get those companies from other countries back into the united st
bipartisan hearings with congressman brayly in iowa and also in indiana, and they've been very helpful in giving us a new direction, new ideas on how we can assist our veterans that are coming home. because we do -- i know this committee recognizes that, that with the wars in iraq and afghanistan winding we are going to have a large influx of veterans coming back home. and i think what's very important and all of us would agree with this, that we have jobs here for our veterans. one of the things i would quickly point out that i think that we've had the discussion here about the national guard. i think this is the national guard would be -- should be utilized more and it would be an excellent place to give our veterans the opportunity to continue to serve our country, but as well as living and working in their communities. there are no reductions in this budget for veterans programs. in fact, the republican budget increases spending for veterans, fully funding the president's request for veterans health care. you know, we could, instead of creating another program here, mr. chairman, w
minster, he graduated from anderson university in indiana and indiana university law school in indianapolis. he joined the fbi in minneapolis. he went on to work in new york before moving to the bureau's headquarters in washington to supervise organized crime. since 1999 when he helped lead the inquiry into the crash of egypt's flight 990, he worked on some of the nation's highest profile cases involving national security. after the 9/11 attacks, he was put in charge of the fbi's counter terrorism branch eventually becoming the bureau's director of counter terrorism and counter intelligence. he led was was involved in high profile investigations including the 2003 suicide bombings in saudi arabia and the break up of a plot to bomb new york city subways in 2009 and late they're year, the case of the would be underwear bomber on the detroit-bound jet on christmas day. he took part in the attempted car bombing in times square in 2010. he was named deputy director and serving in the number two position when president obama tapped him to fill the top spot of the tsa. today he ove
is not necessary. i would like to yield one minute to the gentleman from indiana, mr. young. >> i thank my colleague from indiana. first, i do want to commend my colleague across the aisle for her attention to this issue. i think it's important. i would like to note, however, that when you look at unemployment trends for veterans, according to the census bureau, actually nonveterans have a higher unemployment rate, but it's that short-term unemployment when a veteran -- our younger veterans, it tends to be, return from deployment. during that period they do sometimes have a tiflt time transitioning, finding employment. and i don't believe that this is the right answer. i think $50,000 per job to be created under this program is probably not the best approach. i think there are other things we can do. we can work on improving programs to match veterans to the appropriate job. we can assist them with job search skills. i think our organized labor in their helmets to hard hats program is great. i don't believe they receive any federal funds for that. but i'd like to encourage them in their ef
"the journal of policy history, diplomhistory," he was the visiting professor of history at indiana university. he's currently conducting research. paul mi llazzo is here as well. author of "unlikely environmentalists: congress and clean water 1945 to 1972." he received his p. hd from the university of virginia. his currenter include 20th century history, the environment, american intellectual history and history with an on conservative thought. it's an excellent panel. we're looking forward to what they all say. if you would. >> thank y afternoon, everybody. thank you for coming. my thanks, if i may, to everybody who's made this occasion possible. not least to -- but also this library and it's formidable director and staff and the miller center. so all of them, we are most grateful. when i met a colleague yesterday for the first time and he asked what i was speaking about, and i explained, he raised his eyebrows. and said -- speculated that it might be that it was one of the more thinly attended of the talks today. i'm glad to see that he was wrong. as i was making my way to the --
to detroit and you go to ohio and you go to pennsylvania and indiana and illinois, where a good share of the auto industry resides, whole communities have been negatively impacted just by the downturn. it would have been significantly worse. president bush said 1 million jobs and $150 billion in tax revenue would have been foregone by the state and federal governments had it been allowed to fail. there is the infrastructure. the industrial infrastructure of the nation would have been severely damaged. i don't care how we got there. the question is did it work? chrysler is alive. we're alive. we are not just alive. we are prospering. around the globe and in this country. since the bankruptcy, we hired 1,700 employees in the united states alone. we invested $10 million. i know against a $1 trillion deficit sounds like peanuts. it's not. the ability to build new cars. we are focused on what is the evolution of the industry. we cannot afford to focus on the near term. what is it like in 2030? why are we spending money on the alternates? hybrids or hydrogen fuel cells. if i mentioned names
gainesville, georgia, ashley belt. from carmel, indiana, aipac activist doug rose. >> good morning. >> and last but not least, a student activist from the university of southern california, barry logren. let's go right to our first question. stacy schusterman. >> clearly, governor romney, as you addressed the question on everyone's mind is the danger of iran developing nuclear arms capability. can you discuss further your plans to stop iran? >> thank you, yes. a number of things. first of all, we have to put in place a diplomatic isolation program much that was put in place against south africa during apartheid. i would indict ahmadinejad under the genocide convention. i would make sure that their diplomats are rejected and despised throughout the world. i'd also make sure that we have communicated our credible military options. we can't continue to express a point of view that sounds like we're more concerned about israel taking action against iran than we are about iran becoming nuclear, so we have to develop our own military options and communicate them to the world. we also hav
of history at indiana university and he's currently conducting research for a biography on paul v. mcnutt. and paul charles marozzo is here as well, he's associate professor of history at ohio university and the author of "unlikely environmental congress and clean water" 1945 to 1972. he received his ph.d. from the university of virginia and fittingly was a fellow at the miller center for a year, one of our co-sponsors here. and his current research and teaching interest include 20th century history, u.s. history, politics and policy, the environment, american intellectual history and history with an emphasis on conservative thought, so it's an excellent panel, and looking forward to what they all have to say. >> thank you, mindy, and good afternoon, everybody. thank you for coming. and my thanks to everybody who has made this occasion possible, not least of all but also to this library and its formidable director and staff and to the miller center. it's to all of them we are most grateful. when i met a colleague yesterday for the first time and he asked what i'm speaking about, and i
'll yield some time to the gentleman from indiana. >> thank you, gentleman from wisconsin. and i agree with the comments that are made by mr.ruble. and i don't agree that there's no one in congress who wants see a child go hungry. i didn't know we were poor until the government told us we were poor. i think the worst thing we can do right now is to continue to lull people into government handouts, let's focus on the economy, let's make sure that companies can provide jobs, let's not make liorompanies out there that want to create jobs. they want to -- they would be creating jobs if they knew that there was certainty. snap has grown from $18 billion in 2001 to over $80 billion today. what that reflects is obviously the recession, but also to me, it reflects an ever growing federal government that continues to want to take care of people from cradle to grave and we have to get back to the principals that made this country great where people work and take advantage of opportunity and i yield back. >> two minutes for the gentleman from kansas. >> thank you, reid, i appreciate the opportuni
, connecticut, delaware, new york, pennsylvania and rhode island. the elections calendar in may includes indiana, north carolina and west virginia's primaries. and don't forget to make cspan.org your clearing house for all things related to the campaigns. watch the latest video of republican presidential candidates and president obama from the campaign trail. search the candidates on the issues section for video of the candidates' views on major ca campaign issues. again, that's all at cspan.org/campaign2012. >>> tuesday, timothy geithner testified before the house financial services committee on the stability of the international financial system. the european debt crisis and how it affects the u.s. was discussed during this two and a half hour hearing. chairman spencer bacchus and other republican committee members wrote a letter to secretary geithner earlier this year opposing increased contributions to the international monetary fund for the purpose of alleviating the european debt crisis. the treasury secretary last month indicated at a g-20 meeting that the u.s. did not intend to make addi
of justice. and, abby kuzma, from the office of the indiana attorney general. with that i give you michael bloom, our moderator, thank you. >> thanks, folks. good afternoon. it, it, this panel -- i suspect will be very interesting and informative. let's just get right to it. we are going to talk about fraud directed at the elderly. and seems to be a natural question is, why do we have a special -- panel on fraud on the elderly? and, there is research that concerns particular vulnerabilities that older folks may have that make them more susceptible than others to certain kinds of fraud. i would look to start then with betsy, about some of the research that the aarp may have done concerning those kinds of vulnerabilities. if you give us, some of those, those, factors that make older folks more vulnerable, perhaps to the frauds we have been talking about so far today. >> it's on. okay. i want first to put it in perspective. it's, there are not a great many statistics about how many elderly are victimized. but we know that -- elderly financial abuse is dramatically maybe 24 people are victimiz
, connecticut, delaware, new york, pennsylvania and rhode island hold contests. while may includes indiana, north carolina and west virginia primaries. and don't forget to make cspan.org your clearinghouse for all things related to the campaigns. watch the latest video of republican presidential candidates and president obama from the campaign trail. search in the candidates on the issue section for video of the major issues. the economy, the deficit, national security and immigration. again, that's all at cspan.org/campaign2012. >> the strong support we have in our region of the country from whenst this movement originated gives us an excellent beast to go forward on november the 5th will. and we in my judgment will go forth with at least the 107 electoral votes that comprise the states of the south and border and when you couple that with just a few other states in the union, then you have the 270 odd electoral vote necessary to win the presidency. >> as candidates campaign for president this year, we look back at 14 men who ran for the office and lost. go to our website cspan.org/thecon
committee, we've had several bipartisan hearings with congressman brailly in iowa and also in indiana and they have been very helpfuli us a new direction, new ideas on how we can assist our veterans that are coming home because we do -- ars in iraq and afghanistan winding down that we are going to have a large influx of veterans coming back hom wha important, and all of us would agree with this, that we have jobs here for our veterans. think of the things i would that we've had the discussion here about the national guard. i think the national guard should be utilized more.
indiana, tennessee and illinois. we always get tornadoes. we always get very severe storms with hail, et cetera. there are a group of scammers that will go from door-to-door and from state to state following the storms. we call them storm chasers. sometimes we have a different group of scammers we call travelers that just come seasonally depending upon what the issues are. in the case of the storm chasers what will happen is they will follow a disaster and they will go door-to-door and say things like, i just repaired your neighbor's roof, and i have some materials left over. be happy to give you a discount on your repair for your house because i have one more day i'm going to be here. if you can decide right now -- so there's always this high pressure sales, the concern for you're going to make a deal we did it for your neighbor. so they're trying to give a number of areas of comfort with respect to, well, i've already about been in your neighborhood, et cetera. and of course we've even seen people get up on the roofs and make damage so that they can ostensibly repair it. a lot of times
today and will continue to do. so. >> let's go to brian in continually park, indiana. go ahead. >> see washingtong jive at 7:00. we're going live now this afternoon for remarks from the daimler truck manufacturing plant in mt. holly, north carolina. the company says greater demand pushed them to higher workers, 450. the president is introduced. [ applause ] afternoon, everyone. before i introduce thspeaker, i'd like to tell you a little bit about myself. my name is juan smith. i've been employed here at daimler trucks in north america for 32 years. i was born and raised in gastonia. [ applause ] i've been married to my wonderful wife. we raised three outstanding children. now some of you know i coach girls basketball in high school. so i have to give a special shoutout to my players. go greenways! [ applause ] now over the past three decades, i worked at various roles here at the plant. i'm proud of the work we do here. i'm proud to standi co-workers these no better plak than right here on this factory and right here in mt. [ applause ] i would like to thank daimler trucks of north am
coates is senator from indiana, "i'm hopeful the supreme court will agree with the majority of americans that the individual mandate is unconstitutional, and this law needs to be overturned." next up is north carolina. this is michael who is an independent. >> caller: let me say, thank you so much for allowing your callers to complete what they want to say. that is so refreshing. it seems the hosts allow the guests to ramble on and on, and callers are lucky they get 15 to 20 seconds. i wish they did more than this with "washington journal." here is what i've got. cheney just had a heart transplant. who paid for that? we the taxpayers paid for that. if he's not a billionaire, he's close to it. that's a problem in this country. congress give themselves the very best health care this country has to offer regardless of what it costs. they force we the taxpayers to pay 72% of their health care monthly per year per congress person. and what we need the do as a country, we need to demand that presidents, vice presidents and congress put on social security and medicare. if they aren't they would
of some of the laws so much more restrictive than indiana, which was a law considered in crawford. that there are some possibilities where there's i.d.s required for absentee balloting as well as no manageable affidavit systems we see in texas, wisconsin, a few other places, those laws maybe constitutionally infirmed based on the constitutionality in crawford. there are a whole set of legal ideas and one that has been thrown around lately is a first amendment right of association case, and that's actually going to people with i.d.s. the idea that a person with id d their rights are challenges because they conditional organize in communities where massive numbers of people are without i dis. so that's very, very mushy. so don't -- no more questions on that one. we acknowledge that is very new and may not work. we continue to come up with new theories other than simply straight up this is a poll tax, but certainly where it's been made so restrictive that the burden test, the anderson verdict, we're really trying to find that balance, and it's been a real challenge. >> you're going t
. young of indiana who's worn the uniforofagain, has putha h's wa. >> i'd just add to what my colleagues said. any proposed cuts military budget ought to be at emphasis wind the budget committee. and i have to say,heard from tha clear, coherent, and strategic analysis that would justify the sort of cuts we see in the president's budget. wld , the president's budgetou defici reduction. all the other government agencies here at the federal ne increases during this challenging time. but it is defense that the president has indicated he wants to see bear all the cuts. our federal government's highest io to secure the common defense of the aic and we need to make sure we're preser hedged against future threats. we have recognized that the world hasn't gotten any safer in recent years in o in contrast, the president's budget, he ance budget figures for defense and other areas at the same time h w for our defense posture. the timing is uncanny. it seems to budgetary exercise, not a strategy-driven exercise. i would just say,hinko this is a where the federal government can make some the quarterl
rate for americans at 8.3% nationally and 9% in my home state of indiana, our national debt has grown to more than $15 trillion. this scenario brings great pressure on our financial obligations and places our entire economy at risk. the dollars available for global developments will necessarily be limited. the task before us is asked whether our government is using the dollars as efficiently as possible to achieve the most benefits for u.s. foreign policy and development goals. they should be sustainable development and promote self sufficiency and produces demonstratable results and support the strengthening of democracies and promote the rule of law. as a path allows nations to become effective, trading partners and on the world stage, it is important that we be of assistance. the administration has identified global food security, global health, and global climate change as the highest priorities for our development assistance this year. historically there has been broad support for participation to feed vulnerable population on combat infectious diseases. i will be interested to l
more than i know. >> all right. wilmington, indiana. daniel, republican. >> caller: how are we doing, senator specter? good morning. >> hello. good morning. vote for dick lugar. [ laughter ] >> caller: you know, actually, you raise a good point there. i actually got a call from his office up in indianapolis a few days ago. what were you going to say, greta? >> daniel, are you planning to vote for senator lugar? >> caller: i am. well, i'm still kind of treading, you know, on the party line as senator specter has done very well over his career. and i commend you very much for that, you know. you've proven that bipartisanship is possible in this nation. and it opens up the system for all people to meet their leaders in the center. but -- excuse me, i'm a part of the parkinson's community as well. >> take your time. >> yeah. say i will vote for senator lugar. i can't say yes right now. but i will most likely vote for him. i also called to ask you do you think that the war in afghanistan, do you think that the people in afghanistan are still facing a critical threat from the taliban, and
prosperous and wealthy to me. but when you go to detroit and ohio and pennsylvania and indiana and illinois where a good share of the automotive industry resides, whole communities have been negatively impacted just by the down turn. it would have been significantly worse. and president bush said a million jobs and $150 billion in tax united states alone and we've invested almost $10 billion. i know against trillion dollar deficits sounds like peanuts. it's not. and the ability to build new cars. we're focused on -- what is the evolution of the industry? we can't afford to focus on the near term. what's it going to be like in 2030? whe why are we spending so much money on electric, hybrid, hydrogen fuel cells which we're a leader on in a global basis. if i name companies you would say wow, that german company is looking at your technology? it's because this company is a repository of a huge amount of intellectual private property. and this country now has an industry that's been totally revitalized. they can make the necessary investments to transition our economy to a higher tech and more
of the gentleman has expired. the chair recognizes now the gentleman from indiana, mr. sharp. and then the gentleman from california, mr. moorhead. >> thank you, very much, mr. chairman. mrs. clinton, you and your task force are to be highly complimented for reaching out, learning and the rigor with which you have put together these proposals, and what everyone agrees is one of the most complicated and the most profoundly perm issue that we have ever had in the united states congress. and as the president and the vice president and the congress and others try to reinvent government, we all have your model to follow for quality work, which is what the american people want from the taxpayers. and i think are unquestionably getting. i must say too, i think that leadership has put us into a position that we can truly do something about this issue. but i think the onus is now on us to follow that example, do the same kind of thorough, rigorous work. and most importantly, consult with our people back home. and you and the president have again led in this in a critical way, because
, indiana, to new york city. the corporation for public broadcasting has made significant investments in digital media, reaching diverse communities and creating a dialogue to engage local communities. pat will be followed by ninasazer o donl, vice president for education at the united way worldwide. and max miller, co-ceo of big brothers, big sisters of america. in addition to brian gallagher's announcement from united way this morning on the feeder schools, united way and big brothers, big sisters are taking their long standing partnership a step further to accelerate their progress on the civic marshal plan. and, finally, rounding out the beginning with extraordinary leadership from one of the most significant companies in america, at&t, we'll hear from beth shiroishi. please, first warmly welcome the ceo of the corporation for public broadcasting, pat harrison. >>> i want to thank bob for all he's doing to help america become a grad nation. it's great to be with so many people concerned with america's young people and putting that concern into action through america's promise alli
, new york, pennsylvania, and rhode island hold contests. while the month of may, it's indiana, north carolina, and west virginia holding primaries. and don't forget to make c-span.org your clearing house for all things related to the campaigns. watch the latest video of republican presidential candidates and president obama from the campaign trail. search in the candidates on the issues section. for a video of the candidates' views on major campaign issues like the economy the deficit, national security and immigration. again, that's all at c-span.org/campaign 2012. >> in march 1979, c-span began televising the u.s. house of representatives to households nationwide. and today, our content of politics and public affairs nonfiction books, and american history is available on tv, radio and online. >> we have even had advice that we do not do as i did today and come in with a plain old white shirt and a summer tie, heaven forbid. now i don't know whether my colleagues feel that this would be a better decorum for the senate and i see the distinguished senator stafford over here nodding no
war college. she's a distinguished military graduate of indiana university pennsylvania where she received a bachelor in graphic arts and the united states army war college where she received a masters of science in strategic studies. she's success ly commanded staff positions at every level and is currently serving as director intel ops, plans and policy, deputy chief of staff, g-2. let me point out that serving the nation is a family business in the purser household. she is married to joe purser, who is a retired army officer, still serving as a department of the army civilian employee and the army cyber command. if that wasn't enough, the pursers have two wonderful children continuing this proud tradition. jennifer, a captain currently stationed at fort wa chuk ka, arizona and justin, a first lieutenant stationed at fort campbell, kentucky. i should also point out that general purser is my boss on the army staff which provides all the incentive i need today to ladies and gentlemen, brigadier general lessee l. purser. [ applause ] >> ladies and gentlemen, distinguished guests, i
of missouri, illinois, indiana, kansas, kentucky, and tennessee. he placed the calls, the president placed the calls while driving from nashua new hampshire top the airport in manchester. he landed in new york where he's attending four fund-raisers. on capitol hill, testimonies of congressional lawmakers who took part in the civil rights movement are going to be preserved under a resolution passed by the house today. it passed unanimously. the measure instructs the office of the house historian to compile the stories of current and former members who were involved in civil rights events and activities of the 1960s. it will also call for documentation of the experiences of members who took part in the protest marches in alabama from selma montgomery in 1956. the most well-known lawmaker to play a role in those marches is congressman john lewis, democrat from georgia. he was a leader of the march between the two cities, has been known as bloody sunday, march 7th, 1965. since 1998, lewis has led a congressional delegation back to selma and other landmarks each year and the pilgrimage this yea
, missouri, illinois, tennessee, indiana and kentucky. over 300 reports of severe weather across the region described frightening details such as wind gusts of over 80 miles per hour and golf size hail storms. there were reports of power outages for thousands of people particularly in my home town of louisville. downed power lines, flash flooding were reported all across the state. news reports and accounts from my own staff tell me there's been considerable damage across kentucky including dozens of homes and businesses damaged and several people injured. two people in mccracken county near paducah were rescued from an overturned mobile home and rushed to the hospital in critical condition. from what we know at this point, however, thankfully it appears no lives were lost in kentucky. unfortunately the same cannot be said elsewhere as the severe weather that was that raged through six other states reportedly has claimed at least 12 lives. i join my colleagues from the affected states in keeping think thoughts today, keeping in my thoughts today all those affected by these storms especially
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